Chicago Travel Guide

Ready to embark on an adventure through the heart of the Midwest? Welcome to Chicago, the city that wears its history like a badge of honor, and its skyline like a work of art.

From the iconic Magnificent Mile, where shopaholics' dreams come true, to the architectural marvels that touch the sky, every corner has a story to tell or something spectacular to see. And nothing should be higher on your itinerary than getting a selfie in the Bean.

But Chicago's heartbeat lies not only in its towering skyscrapers and impressive art. Seek out its hidden gems on tours of local favorites, or follow your nose to hole-in-the-wall joints for a taste of the city's best bites. The taste of a Chicago-style hot dog or deep-dish pizza might just be the highlight of your trip. In summer, the lakefront comes alive with picnics, paddleboats, and open-air concerts, and rooftop bars have views that'll leave you speechless.

Dive headfirst into all that and more, from must-see museums to Chicago's tastiest food tours, and let the Windy City blow you away.

Best places to visit in Chicago: top attractions you don't want to miss


They don't call it the Mecca of the Midwest for nothing. Illinois' largest city is also home to some of the country's most important sights. From must-visit landmarks and monuments to incredible art museums, the Windy City rewards visitors of all tastes. Get ahead of your trip with these 20 must-see attractions, covering everything from Al Capone's HQ and the Magnificent Mile to the world-famous Art Institute of Chicago.

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